Tuna, Celery and Egg Spiralized Pasta Salad (No-Mayo!)

Tuna, Celery and Egg Spiralized Pasta Salad

There’s a big vat of this sitting in my fridge right now and it’s taking every ounce of will power in my body to not devour it. When I first set out to make this recipe, my thoughts were “nothing will really ever compare to a true mayo-based pasta salad.” Boy, was I wrong. Healthy eating has NEVER tasted so good until today.

If you’ve ever been on a diet, you know that rule number one is to avoid anything creamy or carby. That’s because cream, butter, and other dairy products are filled with unhealthy fats and loaded with calories. You’d think by looking at this picture that this dish would be on your no-no list. Well, let me tell you why it should be number one on your yes-yes list.

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Autumn Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut Squash Noodle Acorn Squash Pasta with Ham, Pecans and Feta

Yikes. That’s a long recipe title. I didn’t know how to shorten it! 

Harvest” simply means the gathering of crops in a season. Well, this season has brought plenty of Autumn vegetables to our local farmer’s market, and I’m determined to use all of them. During our customary Saturday morning trip to the market a couple blocks away, I stumbled upon kohlrabi near the beets. Holding up this vegetable by its green tops, I looked like a nervous magician, pulling a bunny by its ears out of a hat. What the heck is kohlrabi?

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Spiralized Garnishes & a Jalapeno-Cilantro Green Juice

Jalapeno and Cilantro Green Juice with Spiralized Carrot Garnish

Throwing a party this fall and want to be creative and healthy? For a quick fix, use your spiralizer to make garnishes for the drinks you’re serving!

In true Inspiralized fashion, I offer you a healthy and creative green juice to serve to your guests…. just pour into a champagne flute, wine glass or hipster mason jar and let everyone be impressed. The carrot against the bright green shouts “I’m healthy!” and offers an after-sip crunch… think of it like a healthy tortilla strip for this Mexican-inspired green juice.

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